[lpi-discuss] Re: LPIC-3 core exam -- if you don't like
what you see, VOLUNTEER!
Ryan.McCain at dss.state.la.us
Tue Dec 5 17:35:08 EST 2006
If the LPIC 3 is going to be considered as an Linux certification for
enterprise admins, Samba most definitely should be on the exam. One of
the biggest challenges a Linux administrator faces in an enterprise
environment is working friendly with Windows servers.
>>> On Tue, Dec 5, 2006 at 4:11 PM, in message
<20061205221157.92064.qmail at web32904.mail.mud.yahoo.com>, "Bryan J.
<b.j.smith at ieee.org> wrote:
> Etienne Goyer <etienne.goyer at outlands.ca> wrote:
>> You believe that Samba is central to Linux in enterprise computing.
> Please don't regurgitate what you believe I belive. ;- >
> In fact, I think I think Samba gets "too much" focus. After all,
> it's just a set of Windows client- centric RPC services.
>> Personnally, I see Linux being used a lot as platform to run
>> Oracle, VMware, various NIDS, JBoss/Tomcat, mail server
>> farm (as large volume mail hub, email and spam filtering, and as a
>> front- end to Exchange or Groupwise), DNS service and various
>> low- level network duties.
> But in an "open" enterprise infrastructure, a great majority of
> enterprises have a great number of "elementary" services.
> Network- wide authentication, directory and naming to start.
>> Most "enterprise" (that term should really be defined
>> unambiguously) already have large Active Directory or Netware
>> deployment, and mostly do not care about Samba for file/print
>> service (which is the topic of exam 302).
> Sigh. I honestly give up.
> I hope you read my other post.
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